“Omar Musa writes hard, beautiful poems about things that are true”
A collection of love poems and fierce raps, Millefiori is Omar Musa’s third book of poetry. Both dream-like and gritty, it also includes scans of draft poems in Musa’s notebook. Heartbreak, cocaine, colonial violence, memory and cave paintings: this is a world full of unbearable beauty and brutality.
“Fierce, lyrical and intimate: Omar Musa's poetry sets words aflame” Helen MacDonald, author of H is for Hawk
“Each poem in Musa’s Millefiori beats with a large heart” Gregory Pardlo, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Omar Musa is a Malaysian-Australian author, rapper and poet from Queanbeyan, Australia. His debut novel Here Come the Dogs was long-listed for the International Dublin Literary Award and the Miles Franklin Award. He was named one of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Young Novelists of the Year in 2015.